theScore Bet Receives Licence to Operate in Ontario
Penn National Gaming, Inc. (Penn National) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Score Digital Sports Ventures (Canada) Inc. (“theScore Bet”), has achieved registration as an internet gaming operator with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
“We’re thrilled to be one of the first operators to receive an internet gaming operator certificate of registration from the AGCO as we prepare for Ontario’s new regulated market,” said John Levy, CEO, theScore. “We’ve been and will continue to be at the forefront as regulated internet gaming is introduced in Ontario and are beyond excited to be able to bring theScore Bet to our home market on April 4. Finally, the countdown to launch has begun.”
theScore Bet was the first prospective operator in Ontario to secure Gaming Labs International certification for Ontario, evidencing gaming platform compliance with the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming, as well as RG Check iGaming Accreditation from the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC). Prior to launching its internet gaming services on April 4, theScore Bet must satisfy all remaining regulatory requirements and execute an operating agreement with iGaming Ontario.